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  • Bob Greenblatt Leads NBC Back to No. 1

    Two minutes before NBC's May 12 upfront presentation was scheduled to start, Bob Greenblatt ducked into Jimmy Fallon's dressing room for a quick pre-show hello. It was an instinctive move for Greenblatt. Producers like to keep a close eye on their...
  • Comcast investor meeting draws protest over Time Warner Cable deal

    Comcast Corp. was hoping to focus on its financial achievements and the benefits of its proposed takeover of Time Warner Cable during its annual shareholders meeting, but the cable giant continues to be dogged by concerns that it is already too big and...
  • Comcast investor meeting draws protest

    Comcast Corp. was hoping to focus on its financial achievements and the benefits of its proposed takeover of Time Warner Cable during its annual shareholders meeting. Instead, the company Wednesday was taken to task by consumer advocates and some...
  • Legendary Backs 'Jurassic World,' Signs TV Deal with Lorenzo Di Bonaventura (EXCLUSIVE)

    While Legendary Entertainment will unleash its version of "Godzilla" this month, the company has officially come on board to back two other monster movies with new studio partner Universal Pictures, "Jurassic World" and "Dracula Untold." The films are...
  • Netflix Signs Deal with Suddenlink, in Largest U.S. Cable Operator Pact So Far

    Suddenlink Communications, a cable operator with about 1.2 million TV customers across its footprint, has signed an agreement with Netflix to offer the streaming-video service through TiVo set-tops. The Netflix pact with the MSO comes after three smaller...
  • NBCUniversal Pays $7.65 Billion For Olympics Rights Through 2032

    NBCUniversal and the International Olympics Committee have set a blockbuster $7.65 billion deal that gives NBCU all domestic media rights to Olympic games through 2032. Deal also calls for NBCU to pay a $100 million "signing bonus" for what the IOC...
  • Comcast to swap customers with Charter in an effort to ease TWC deal

    Comcast to swap customers with Charter in an effort to ease TWC deal
    Cable companies Comcast Corp. and Charter Communications have agreed to a complex $19.5-billion deal to divvy up subscribers — including parts of Los Angeles, Riverside and Ventura counties. Comcast is already attempting to take over Time Warner...
  • Seth Rogen Gained Weight to Go Shirtless With Zac Efron in 'Neighbors'

    Though school isn't quite out yet for UCLA students, Universal started the summer season early with its Monday premiere of "Neighbors" at Westwood's New Regency theater. Stars Seth Rogen and Zac Efron were joined by Dave Franco, Ike Barinholtz,...
  • Comcast CEO: We Have Fewer Subscribers Than Netflix, Even After Time Warner Deal

    Comcast continues to paint Netflix as a competitor, as the cable giant keeps trying to make the case that it needs to swallow Time Warner Cable to have a presence on a national scale - and compete with what it portrays as surging digital-video rivals....
  • IOC Chief Defends Stealth Olympics Rights Deal with NBCUniversal

    NBCUniversal's blockbuster $7.75 billion deal to extend its Olympic rights another 10 years, through the 2032 games, began with a suggestion last November from International Olympics Committee president Thomas Bach. The surprise agreement announced...
  • NBCUniversal to pay $7.65 billion to extend Olympics broadcast rights

    NBCUniversal to pay $7.65 billion to extend Olympics broadcast rights
    Making a bold bet that the Olympics will continue to increase in value, NBCUniversal agreed to pay a record $7.65-billion to stitch up U.S. broadcast rights to the games through 2032. The International Olympic Committee on Wednesday awarded the contract...